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Privateer Plunge Event

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Spring 2014 Newsletter – SodaPOP

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! SodaPOP is the no calorie, refreshing, and entertaining newsletter of choice for all UNO COLA majors. You can find information about advising, departmental news and events, important deadlines, and more. For instance, did you know that THURSDAY, April 3 is the last day to drop classes for the Spring semester? For more news and interesting tidbits, you can read the newsletter by clicking here–> 2014 SPRING Newsletter – SodaPOP. Check your student e-mail for a POP quiz that can earn you prizes!

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Irvin Mayfield’s Biannual Lecture: The Courage to Create

Irvin Mayfield's Biannual Lecture: The Courage to Create

Introduction by UNO President Dr. Peter Fos

Also featuring Dr. Michael Sartisky, President & Executive Director of the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities

Tuesday, September 17, 6:00pm

The University of New Orleans, Education Building, Room 103

*Free & Open to the Public
*Following the lecture, Mayfield & UNO Jazz Studies students will perform together at The Cove Student Center.

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by | September 11, 2013 · 11:32 am

What can you do with a degree in Liberal Arts from UNO? Just about anything!

We often hear the question from prospective students, parents, and others about what you can do with a Liberal Arts degree. We think that a more important question to answer is “What do Liberal Arts majors learn?” To ease worried minds, we’ve provided data from our most recent exit polls to show the skills acquired by liberal arts majors and the jobs our alumni have been able to attain because of them.

Over half of the students who completed the COLA Graduating Senior Exit Poll in the 2012-2013 Academic Year reported that they had developed skills in generating ideas, making presentations, problem solving, writing articles and reports, editing, and researching through their degree program.

Over 40 percent of the students reported that they learned the skills of public speaking, implementing ideas, teaching others, scheduling, and organizing people, projects, and tasks.

More than 30 percent of the students also reported developing skills in persuading others, interpreting languages, advising people, investigating problems, planning programs and projects, analyzing data, and mediating between people.

2013 COLA Majors Skills Report Chart2

These skills open up opportunities for COLA grads in government, education, arts, media, business, architecture, communications, transportation, and more. Getting a degree in Liberal Arts means that you learn how to think and stretch yourself in ways that can help you in almost any career. Our alumni have gone on to become lawyers, artists, senators, CEOs, teachers and professors, writers, city and parish officials, planners, advisors, coordinators, performers, film makers, business owners, consultants, research associates, managers and administrators, and reporters, to name just a few!

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Raymond Gitz to speak at New Orleans Piano Competition

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UNO Department of Music faculty member Dr. Raymond Gitz is a featured lecturer at the 24th annual New Orleans Piano Competition, held July 21-29 at Loyola University. Gitz will speak Friday, July 27 at 1:30 pm on “The Art of Programming.”

For more information contact masno.org.

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by | July 25, 2012 · 3:08 pm

COLA Launches Survey to Students

The College of Liberal Arts (COLA) is considering extending its hours on Tuesday evenings until 6:30 PM (our current hours of operation are M-F 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM). We believe that there may be a need for us to stay open later in order to cater to current and prospective students who have school, work, or other obligations during normal hours.

To discover whether or not this would be a fruitful endeavor, COLA has launched a survey to students and the public. We appreciate all feedback, so please consider taking the survey below. Thank you!

COLA Extended Hours Survey

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Spring 2012 COLA Newsletter Released

In need of a refreshing addition to your day? Well, you’re in luck because SodaPOP, the bi-annual COLA newsletter, is out today! The newsletter is a resource for students looking for academic advising, help registering for classes, graduation advice, campus happenings, and more! Read the COLA newsletter now and let us know what you think! Enjoy!

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